Dehar Power House
Dehar Dehar Power House is a run-of-the-river scheme also having a buffer storage. The prestigious Power House is the culmination of a long water conductor system comprising two Tunnels and an open Hydel Channel connecting the mighty rivers of Beas and Satluj. Despite metallurgical breakthroughs, the heavy siltation makes the operation and maintenance of this Power House a challenging task necessitating the capital maintenance of two machines a year as a regular feature. This project generates a total of 990 MWs power from its power stations.


Pandoh Dam
Type of Dam Earth-cum-rock fill
Height above deepest foundation 76.2 m (250 ft)
Seismological condition Located in highly seismic zone
Maximum Reservoir Level EL896.42 m (2941 ft)
Gross storage capacity 4100 hectare m (33,240 acre ft)
Diversion Tunnel
No. of tunnels 1
Length 664.16 m (2178.96 ft)
Discharge 503.5 cumecs (19,900 cusecs)
Power Plant
Installed capacity 6 X 165 MW
Type of turbine Vertical shaft, Francis Type
Speed 300 r.p.m.
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